Curriculum Vitae

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  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison  2004
  • M.Sc. Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison  2002
  • A.B. with Honors in Economics, Wellesley College 1997


  • US Department of State: Chief Economist 2022 - current
  • [On Leave] Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth: Associate Professor, 2015-current  [Assist Prof 2011–2015]
  • Center for Economic Policy Research: Research Fellow 2017- current
  • CES Ifo Research Network: Research Fellow 2020-current
  • University of Zürich, Department of Economics and Kühne Center for Sustainable Globalization: Visiting Fellow 2019-2020
  • University of Virginia Department of Economics: Assistant Professor, 2004–2011
  • The Economics Resource Group, Inc.: Analyst/Senior Analyst, 1997–1999


  • "Did Trump's Trade War Impact the 2018 Election?" with C.Bown and D. Chor 
  • “Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy,” with C. Bown and R. Johnson- R&R, Review of Economic Studies
  • “Trade Policy, Latin America, and Value Chains,” with C. Bown and R. Johnson


  • “Unequal Gains, Prolonged Pain: a Model of Protectionist Overshooting and Escalation,” with G. Willmann, Journal of International Economics forthcoming, 2021.
  • “Carry-Along Trade,” with A. Bernard, I. Van Beveren, and H. Vandenbussche, The Review of Economic Studies, Volume 86 (2), 2019.
  • “Externalities and Agricultural Import Bans: Evaluating Regionalization Measures in Light of the Russia – Pigs Dispute,” with M. Wu. World Trade Review 18(2), 2019.
  • “Private Label Exports: Trading Variety for Volume,” with T. Chesnokova and G. Willmann, Review of World Economics, 153(3), 2017
  • “Globalization and Human Capital Investment: Export Composition Drives Educational Attainment,” with W. Olney, Journal of International Economics, 106, 2017
  • “Trade, Education, and the Shrinking Middle Class,” with G. Willmann, Journal of International Economics, 99(1), 2016
  • “U.S. Multinationals and Preferential Market Access,” with X. Matschke, Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(4), 2015
  • “A Shifting Mandate: International Ownership, Global Fragmentation, and a Case for Deeper Integration under the WTO,” World Trade Review, 14(1), 2015
  • “The U.S. Generalized System of Preferences in Principle and Practice,” with S. Hakobyan, The World Economy, 38(3), 2015
  • “Escaping a Protectionist Rut: Policy Mechanisms for Trade Reform in a Democracy,” with G. Willmann, Journal of International Economics, 85(1), 2011
  • “Reevaluating the Role of Trade Agreements: Does Investment Globalization Make the WTO Obsolete?” Journal of International Economics, 82(1), 2010
  • “Trade Taxes and International Investment,” Canadian Journal of Economics, 42(3), 2009
  • “Foreign Direct Investment, Endogenous Tariffs, and Preferential Trade Agreements,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 7(1), 2007
  • “Testing Subgame Perfection Apart From Fairness in Ultimatum Games,” with J. Andreoni, Experimental Economics, 9(4), 2006


Editorial Board Member: Journal of International Economics, Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Economics and Politics, World Trade Review

Member: Scientific Council, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary; Advisory Board, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Assoc. (TIGN); Research Network for Sustainable Supply Chains, IFW Kiel, National Economic Education Delegation (non-partisan, non profit; 501c3 [former chair and founding board member]